Below are examples of tactile graphics, as referred to in Tammy Reisman's book Best Practices in Creating Tactile Graphics: Making Tactile Graphics for Your Child or Student.
Image of a human cell from the APH Tactile Graphic Image Library.
Tactile graphic of a human cell made using the collage method and incorporating abbreviations in braille.
For complex tactile graphics, a key/legend should be included to explain the tactile elements and abbreviations used.
It is common for TVIs to adapt classroom materials, such as this first grade math worksheet.
There are so many pictures that can be drawn on a braillewriter using sequences of braille letters and contractions.
This tactile graphic of an obtuse angle and an acute angle was made with the Draftsman Tactile Drawing Board. The braille is also drawn right on the film.
This tactile graphic was made with a thermoform machine, which uses heat to mold print images and braille onto plastic sheets.
Read more about Best Practices in Creating Tactile Graphics: Making Tactile Graphics for Your Child or Student by Tammy Reisman, M.Ed., C.A.E.S.